Pay your respects to our nation’s fallen service members and spend some quality time in the community at any of these 2019 Memorial Day Weekend events in Santa Monica!
Memorial Day Weekend Concert • Barnum Hall
May 26 • 5:00 – 9:00 pm
The Santa Monica Symphony will close out its season with the Memorial Day Weekend Concert. The concert includes a performance of Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No. 2 by Nicholas Méndez Del Valle, who was the winner of the Santa Monica Symphony’s 2019 Piano Concerto Competition. (600 Olympic Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405)
Annual Walk to Remember with MVPLA • Santa Monica Pier
May 27 • 6:30 am – Noon
Join the MVPLA (Merging Vets & Players Los Angeles) Walk to Remember, which starts at the Santa Monica Pier and ends at the Los Angeles National Cemetery. MVP matches combat veterans with former professional athletes — giving them a new “team” to provide support for the challenges of transitioning to a new life. (200 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA 90401)
The Murph Challenge Memorial Day Tribute • Ocean View Park
May 27 @ 2:00 pm – May 28 @ 1:00 am
Head to Ocean View Park for the Murph Challenge Memorial Day Tribute and support our military, while pushing yourself with some intense exercise. The Murph Challenge consists of a one-mile run, 100 pull-ups, 200 push-ups, 300 squats, and another one-mile run. This is all done in a 20-pound vest or body armor. (2701 Barnard Way, Santa Monica, CA 90405)
Memorial Day Weekend Family Camp • 1436 2nd Street
May 25 @ Noon – May 27 @ Noon
Camp Lightbulb is hosting a Memorial Day Weekend Family Camp, with beach games, an evening social, a bonfire & BBQ, a scavenger hunt, and meals. (1436 2nd St, Santa Monica, CA 90401)
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